Apple upside-down Cake

applecake2This is a combination of my favourite vanilla, pound cake and the apple filling I use for apple pie. The result is an exceptional cake, moist and velvety. Garnish with some chopped walnuts or pecans for some crunch and extra flavor. I wouldn’t say no to a generous drizzle of double cream, but this cake is delicious served as it is. Still working on the presentation, but the taste is all there. Continue reading



  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 1 lime (or lemon), juiced
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • ½ green chilli, without seeds, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, deseeded and diced
  • 1 Tbs fresh coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed


Peel the avocados and put in a bowl in big chunks. Keep one tablespoon lime or lemon juice. Drizzle the rest over the avocados and mix gently. This will keep the color from changing. Add the salt, cumin and cayenne and mix with a fork, breaking up the avocado while mixing with the spices. Mix in the remaining ingredients. Drizzle the tablespoon of lime juice on the surface of the guacamole. Cover with plastic wrap making sure the plastic touches the surface of the guacamole. Put in the fridge until ready to serve.